Lucknow seems to be witnessing a relatively greater impact. State transport buses are not running here today and all public sector banks are closed
There's partial impact of the bandh in Bangalore too, where most IT firms and shops are open. However, fewer autos and buses can be seen on the roads. Schools and colleges are closed too.
In Kolkata, few taxis are plying on roads, but most of the factories and shops are open
It's Day 2 of the nationwide strike called by 11 major trade unions across India. So far, there is partial impact of the strike in Delhi - few autos are off the roads; DTC buses are not participating in the strike
Concrete measures to contain price rise.
Concrete measures for employment generation.
Strict enforcement of labour laws.
Universal social security cover for organized and unorganized workers and creation of National Social Security Fund.
Stoppage of disinvestment in central and state PSUs / undertakings.
No contractorisation of work of permanent / perennial nature and payment of wages and benefits to the contract workers at the same rate as available to the regular workers of the industry / establishment.
Amendment of Minimum Wages Act to ensure universal coverage irrespective of the schedules and fixation of statutory minimum wage at not less than Rs. 10, 000 linked with cost price index.
Remove all ceilings on payment and eligibility of bonus, provident fund; increase the quantum of gratuity.
Assured Pension for all.
Compulsory registration of trade unions within a period of 45 days and immediate ratification of the ILO Conventions Numbers 87 and 98.
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